Articles for March, 2017

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 6, 2017
NEW YORK, March 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Toy Industry Association’s (TIA) 114th North American International Toy Fair brought 31,133 global play lovers to New York City last week to preview hundreds of thousands of ground-breaking toys and games. The largest toy marketplace ever held in the Western Hemisphere, Toy Fair 2017 boasted a record-breaking…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 6, 2017
Taito-ku, TOKYO – February 17, 2017: BANDAI Co., Ltd., a Japanese toy company, announces a worldwide tour of figure display events to be held in 10 cities over the course of the year in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of its TAMASHII NATIONS brand of collectible figures.   The twofold aim is to thank all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 6, 2017
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – March 3, 2017 –  Skylanders fans can unlock their imaginations in new ways with Skylanders® Imaginators now available on Nintendo Switch™. Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) is bringing the fun-filled innovation of Skylanders Imaginators to the new Nintendo Switch platform for fans to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 6, 2017
Sprinkletree is about to get tastier! The Yummy World family just got bigger with the brand new Tasty Treats Vinyl Mini Series and new collection of plush budies! Filled with your favorite sweet and savory snacks, these new friends will make you lick your lips with excitement and satisfy even the biggest tasty craving. Treat…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 5, 2017
The 5-Issue Series Marks the First Time the Popular Detective Board Game Will be Adapted into Comics San Diego, CA (March 3, 2017) – There’s a mystery to solve! Today Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) and IDW Publishing (OTCQX: IDWM) have announced that this June, Mr. Boddy will turn up dead in the pages of CLUE,…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
March 5, 2017
Back for week 6, the win here is Deadshot. I really like that Cryptozoic / DC chose to include a Suicide Squad character who is both in the movie and was a member of the Ostrander line up back in the 80s. Week 7, the first pack blew my mind. Here we are, 24 deep…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 3, 2017
Happy Friday! Today is Take Your Action Figure to Work Day! And Entertainment Earth is having a contest!   How To Enter the Take Your Action Figure to Work Day Contest:   Step 1: Take a photo of yourself with your action figure!   Step 2: Visit https://gleam.io/EPzDI/take-your-action-figure-to-work-day-giveaway   Step 3: Login with either Facebook,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 3, 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and 1-2-Switch Start a Steady Drumbeat of Great Games in 2017 REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today’s launch of the Nintendo Switch video game system means that console-quality gaming is no longer tethered exclusively to the living room TV. Nintendo Switch lets people play their favorite games anytime, anywhere and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 3, 2017
(BALTIMORE, MD) – (March 03, 2017) – The Imperial Special Forces invade comic shops as Diamond Comic Distributors and Beast Kingdom present new additions to their line of PREVIEWS Exclusive (PX) Action Figures.   Fans can choose between the Death Trooper and Shore Trooper Action Figures, both of whom protect the Death Star for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2017
Funko Specialty Series Every store deserves an amazing Funko exclusive! In an effort to recognize our most special accounts and loyal retailers, Funko is continuing our Specialty Series. Every month, we’ll be announcing two major exclusives – one Pop! Vinyl and one Dorbz – that can be acquired through the Specialty Series. Why is it…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2017
(BALTIMORE, MD) – (March 02, 2017) – Heads will in turn in comic shops as Diamond Comic Distributors and Headz Up present a new line of PREVIEWS Exclusive (PX) DC Superhero Figurines.   Fans can collect their favorite DC characters–Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern, and Superman—in a unique toy line from Headz Up….

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2017
“You know you’re one bad day away from being me.” In Marvel’s Daredevil, a Netflix Original Series, war hero Frank Castle’s life was changed forever when his family was brutally murdered before his eyes. Taking matters into his own hands, Frank decides to avenge his family’s death by eliminating all those responsible. Lethal with his…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2017
  In 1979, Kenner released an 18-inch Alien for the ALIEN film and that toy became one of the most sought after ALIEN collectibles.  Last year at San Diego Comic-Con, Super7 unleashed the imagined successor to that original toy with the Super Size 18-inch Alien Warrior Prototype from the 1986 sequel ALIENS. Now the war against…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2017
The snow is melting, the freeze is thawing and spring is in the air. This can only mean one thing: it’s time for Littons to come out and play! This all new line up of Littons features these baby Labbits disguised as your favorite springtime animals. Dressed up as cows, sheep, pigs, bunnies, ducks and ladybugs,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2017
IDW and Humble Bundle team up in support of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and Traveling Stories San Diego, CA (March 1, 2017) – IDW Publishing and Humble Bundle are once again joining forces to launch a new digital comics bundle in support of charity featuring the best original titles IDW has to offer!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2017
On March 10th Celebrate 20 Years of Slaying #BuffySlays20   Fox Consumer Products Announces Exciting Activities to Celebrate March 10th Anniversary of Buffy the Vampire Slayer   Pop Network to Air Premiere Episode on 20th Anniversary   BoxLunch named Exclusive Retail Destination for Kick Off Los Angeles, CA (March 1, 2017) – The genre-busting cult…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 1, 2017
VOLTRON DEFENDER DIECAST LION FIGURES These 5 diecast lions are fully articulated and combine to make an 8-inch Defender Lion figure! GOLDEN WARRIOR GOLD LIGHTAN FIGURE The Golden Warrior Gold Lightan is a non-articulated vinyl figure that stands 9.95 inches tall featuring transparent eyes and a golden sheen! $139.99 NEW FUNKO New Rock Candy and…

 

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